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Science and Research Projects

Contractor / Funded Organisation: University - Wales, Aberystwth

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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LK0668: A molecular approach to breeding for resistance to footrot
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £262,771
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
LK0670: The effect of TM-QTL and other QTLs on lean meat yield and meat quality in sheep and its evaluation using VISA
Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2011, Cost £1,187,369
Field of Study:   Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain
Theme:   Quality Food for Healthy Eating
Keywords:  
Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Sheep, Biotech-non GM
 
 
LS2202: Development of selection indices for longwool sheep to breed halfbred ewes of superior economic performance
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2006, Cost £1,937,178
Field of Study:   Livestock
Theme:   To underpin the genetic improvement of sheep
Keywords:  
Farming, Genetics, Livestock Farming, Peer Review, Rural Communities, Sheep, Sustainable Farming and Food, Sustainable Production
 
 
NE0113: Economic valuation of the benefits of the UK Biodiversity Action Plan
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £223,686
Theme:   Natural Environment Economics
 
 
OF0155: Factors affecting profitability of organic farms
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1998 To 1999, Cost £24,158
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Crops, Economic Research, Farming, Horticulture, Animal, Organic Farming
 
 
OF0159: Conversion to Organic Production software (COP)
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1999 To 2001, Cost £97,118
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic farming
Keywords:  
Crops, Farm Scale Evaluation, Farming, Horticulture, Animal, Organic Farming
 
 
OF0381: Farmer Consumer Partnerships (CORE Org ERANet)
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £120,022
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic Farming - production and economics
Keywords:  
Consumer, Crops, Farming, Marketing, Organic Farming, Social Research
 
 
OF0382: Minimising medicine use in organic dairy herds through animal health and welfare planning
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £102,276
Field of Study:   Organic Farming
Theme:   Organic Farming - production and economics
Keywords:  
Dairy, Farming, Health, On-Farm, Organic Farming, Welfare
 
 
SE0235: Addressing the threat to UK rare sheep breeds posed by NSP : An impact assessment designed to inform defra strategy
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2003 To 2004, Cost £31,750
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Epidemiology of spongiform encephalopathies
Keywords:  
Animal Health, Plants and Animals, Scrapie, Sheep, Transmission, TSEs
 
 
SE0236: Selective breeding on PrP genotype in the UK sheep flock:evaluting the consequences and deriving optimal strategies
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2004 To 2007, Cost £1,869,155
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Epidemiology of spongiform encephalopathies
Keywords:  
Epidemiology, Health, Animal Health, Modelling, Plants and Animals, Scrapie, Sheep, TSEs, Welfare
 
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